General Dentistry

Symptoms of Periodontitis and Treatment Options

Periodontitis, also referred to as gum disease, refers to a severe gum infection that destroys your soft tissue. It also destroys the bone supporting your teeth if left untreated. Periodontal disease can cause your teeth to loosen or, in extreme cases, result in tooth loss. With good oral hygiene and early treatment, you can stop the damage of the periodontal disease. Here we will focus on signs of gum disease and treatment. Types of Gum Disease The severity of your condition triggers the types of gum disease. Here are some stages of periodontal disease. Inflammation or Gingivitis Gum disease